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PRIDE: Independent review looks into Pride 2019 events A 125-page report has found that Hamilton Police Services failed to prepare adequately for last year’s Pride celebration
Jun25

PRIDE: Independent review looks into Pride 2019 events A 125-page report has found that Hamilton Police Services failed to prepare adequately for last year’s Pride celebration

Photo C/O Will Erskine By Trisha Gregorio, Contributor On June 15, 2019, the annual Hamilton Pride event was disrupted by groups of homophobic and white supremacist protesters, resulting in a violent confrontation between them and some of the Pride attendees. The police had not been invited to the event due to the fraught history between them and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and complaints that the Hamilton Police Services took too long...

Supporting each other through the COVID-19 pandemic How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Apr11

Supporting each other through the COVID-19 pandemic How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Photo C/O @djnontario By Donna Nadeem, Staff Writer With over 11,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the cracks in an unjust system, leaving the most vulnerable at risk. Given the lack of paid sick days, many workers have to choose between going to work and risking contracting the virus, or staying home and losing income. Individuals experiencing homelessness and those facing precarious housing...

Democrats Abroad facilitates voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections McMaster’s Democrats Abroad chapter allows American students to vote in the 2020 U.S. Elections
Mar15

Democrats Abroad facilitates voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections McMaster’s Democrats Abroad chapter allows American students to vote in the 2020 U.S. Elections

Photo by Hannah Walters-Vida / Editor-in-Chief  By Donna Nadeem, Staff Writer American students studying at McMaster were given the opportunity to vote in the 2020 United States Democratic Party presidential primaries on March 5, 2020. McMaster’s chapter of Democrats Abroad facilitated voting, which took place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the third floor of the McMaster University Student Centre. Democrats Abroad is an organization...

McMaster study assesses condom use among Canadian adults A McMaster study on condom use finds that only 30 per cent of Canadians use condoms in penile-vaginal intercourse
Mar05

McMaster study assesses condom use among Canadian adults A McMaster study on condom use finds that only 30 per cent of Canadians use condoms in penile-vaginal intercourse

By Balsam Fasih, Contributor  A new study from McMaster University researchers is assessing condom use among Canadian adults. With a team led by Dr. Tina Fetner, the chair of the department of sociology at McMaster, the study surveyed 2300 Canadian adults’ condom use. It examined how often these adults used condoms during their last ten instances of penile-vaginal intercourse within a period of six months. Previous studies of this...

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Mar05

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Photo C/O Matteo Fusco By Hargun Kaur, Contributor and Shamir Malik, News Reporter On Mar. 2, McMaster University released a statement that a potential case of COVID-19 virus surfaced on Feb. 29 tested negative. What is COVID-19? The COVID-19 virus, also known as the novel coronavirus (nCov), has affected over 92,000 individuals and led to over 3200 deaths globally. COVID-19 is a coronavirus, a family of viruses responsible for a...